Kyle Seager Seattle Mariners

Age: 33 (November 3, 1987) | 6' 0" | 210lbs. | Bats: Left 3B-104 DH-1 PH-4
Tm Lg YEAR G AB R H BB SO 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BA OBP SLG BB% SO% BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
SEA AL 2016 158 597 89 166 69 108 36 3 30 99 3 1 .278 .359 .499 10 16 .295 36/22/42 25 25
SEA AL 2017 154 578 72 144 58 110 33 1 27 88 2 1 .249 .323 .450 9 17 .262 31/17/52 17 16
SEA AL 2018 155 583 62 129 38 138 36 1 22 78 2 2 .221 .273 .400 6 22 .251 34/21/45 12 11
SEA AAA 2019 9 39 5 10 3 7 2 0 0 7 0 0 .256 .310 .308 7 17 .312 n/a
SEA AL 2019 106 393 55 94 44 86 19 1 23 63 2 2 .239 .321 .468 10 19 .248 33/23/44 12 11
SEA AL 2020 60 203 35 49 32 33 12 0 9 40 5 0 .241 .355 .433 13 13 .240 35/16/48 22 21
Career 10yrs 1321 4958 632 1267 474 959 280 13 207 706 52 26 .256 .326 .443 9 17 .277 n/a
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On 218 visits to the plate, he looked out at the shift; when he hit a grounder or short line drive (GSL), he batted .191. 

On 30 occasions he came to the plate without seeing a shift; his No Shift GSL (in the lingo of The Bill James Handbook), was .800.

The Mariners team saw 953 shifts this year. At that rate in a full season they would have faced 2,573.

In 2019 they faced 1,601.

Alex Patton Alex

Kyle Seager (3B) SEA - Apr. 10

https://www.rotowire.com/baseball/player.php?id=740651

Hitting coach Tim Laker feels Seager was able to successfully carry over the hitting adjustments he made during the second half of the 2019 season into spring training, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

ROTOWIRE RECOMMENDS: Seager's final .239/.321/.468 line for 2019 still had plenty of room for improvement, but it was markedly better than what the veteran third baseman was on pace for during a forgettable first half (.203/.288/.371). Seager slashed a solid .260/.339/.524 over the post-All-Star-break portion of the campaign, a stretch during which he also slugged 17 of his 23 home runs and drove in 45 of his 63 runs. 

Alex Patton Alex
Apr 11

The low BABIP is partly explained by the fact that he doesn't strike out all that often. But when you have a low BABIP year after year after year...

The big drop in doubles -- no explanation for that.

The big jump in HR/FB? Everyone did that

He'll be cheap and he could surprise.

Alex Patton Alex
Jan 29
Fangraphs 2018: WAR 1.6 Bat -12 Field 7 Run -2 HR/FB 11% Pull 44% Hard 37% IFFB 9%
Fangraphs 2019: WAR 2.9 Bat 6 Field 7 Run 1 HR/FB 17% Pull 39% Hard 38% IFFB 8%
Alex Patton Alex
Dec 16 '19